Chicago's Business Development Cohort
Educating & Preparing Chicago's Neighborhood Businesses For Diverse Growth
37 Oaks University is excited to partner with The Greater Englewood Chamber of Commerce in leading "Phase 1" of a 2 year, 4 phase incubator program. This program is designed to use educational programming, tools, coaching and applications to build profitable, sustainable & scalable small businesses & entrepreneurs.
This Phase 1 Cohort is an 8 week program comprised of courses from 37 Oaks University's Ecommerce, Wholesale, Strategy and Operations series. This custom curriculum will help build retail, commerce & distribution knowledge for our local businesses. It lays a strong foundation for future phases of this incubator, such as Phase 2 which can include 37 Oaks' SOKONI ecommerce and pop up shop platform.
Small, product-based businesses
Non-Food: clothing, accessories, beauty, health, art, books, etc.
Foods/ Beverages: shelf stable, pre-packaged
Businesses committed to growing & scaling.
37 Oaks University
8 week program begins in September
Introduction to Ecommerce
Ecommerce Shipping Strategy
Introduction to Ecommerce Marketing
Introduction to Wholesaling
Defining Your Unique Value
Introduction to Retail Math
The Basics Product Packaging & Labeling
1:1 COACHING & MENTORSHIP
Let's Get Prepared For Phase 2
The Phase 1 Cohort helps build a strong foundation for Phase 2, which is an ecommerce development program that prepares you for strong online growth during the holiday season.